What are the subjects required in WAEC and NECO to study Library and Information Science? if you are interested in NECO and WAEC (O level) subjects required for Library and Information Science then am happy to inform you that this post contains all the WAEC as well as NECO subject requirements to study Library and Information Science under the faculty of Education in the university.
This is to inform all aspirants who wish to apply for admission in Nigeria into any of federal, state or private owned universities to study Library and Information Science under the faculty of Education that the NECO and WAEC requirements which includes the compulsory subjects needed for Library and Information Science has been published here in this post.
If you are interested in JAMB subject combination for Library and Information Science also, you can start by checking out JAMB subject combination for Library and Information Science here or use the general approach by checking JAMB subject combination for all courses here.
Other Useful Resources
You can also check out other JAMB and WAEC resources below:
- WAEC Syllabus for All Subjects
- JAMB Syllabus For All Subjects
- JAMB Recommended Textbooks For All Subjects
- WAEC Result Released Date
- How To Check Your WAEC Result
- JAMB Form | JAMB Registration Form Procedures
- JAMB News | Latest News From JAMB Today
WAEC And NECO Subject Requirements for Library and Information Science
The subjects required to study Library and Information Science in both WAEC and NECO are as follows:
Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics and three other relevant Arts/Science/Social Science subjects.
Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks
(i) UMYU requires five O/Level credit passes including English Language, Mathematics and any other three Social Science/Arts/Science subjects.
(ii) TASUED requires five credits at one sitting or six credits at two sittings.
(iii) UNIOSUN same as in Vocational and Technical Education.
(iv) UNN requires University minimum entry requirements with five O’ level credit passes, including the subject to be combined with Library and Information Science. The following additional requirements apply to particular combination:
(a) Credit in Mathematics for Library and Information Science/Physics and Library and Information Science/Economics.
(b) Credit in Mathematics/Physics for Library and Information Science/ Chemistry.
(c) Pass in Mathematics for those combining library and Information Science with Botany, Geography/Physics, Political Science or Zoology.
(d) Credit in English Language for those combining Library and Information Science with French, History or Political Science.
(e) credit in English Literature for Library and Information Science/English.
(v) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes to include English Language, four other subjects and at least a pass in Mathematics.
(vi) KSU accepts a pass in Mathematics and credit passes in four other relevant subjects including English Language.
(vii) UNIBEN accepts five O’ level credit passes at not more than two sittings.
(viii) UNIJOS requires five credit passes in WASCE or NECO at not more than two sittings including English Language. Accepts a pass in Mathematics.
The O level (WAEC and NECO) requirements posted above may only apply to Library and Information Science under the faculty of Education. If the Library and Information Science you intend in studying is in another faculty, the subject requirements may be different from the one on this page. You can check JAMB brochure for all faculties here.
List of Schools That Offer Library and Information Science
This section contains the list of universities that offer Library and Information Science in Nigeria. These are basically schools that accepts the WAEC and NECO requirements for Library and Information Science posted above.
The following are the list of schools that offer Library and Information Science:
- Abia State University, Uturu
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
- Bauchi State University, Gadau
- Bayero University, Kano
- Benue State University, Makurdi
- Delta State University, Abraka
- Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai
- Imo State University, Owerri
- Kogi State University, Anyigba
- Lead City University
- Madonna University
- Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
- Northwest University, Kano, Kano
- Osun State University
- Tai Solarin University of Education
- University of Calabar
- University of Jos
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Uyo